Lord Weary’s Castle.

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [n.d., 1947].

Price: $750.00

About the item

Later printing, with code [d. 6. 47] on copyright page. 69 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed. Black cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Very good copy in worn and soiled dust jacket with note of Pulitzer Prize Award for Poetry in 1947 on inside flap. Some traces of adhesion from jacket to cloth. Mazzaro A3.

Item #339470

Lord Weary’s Castle, Lowell’s first regularly published book, is a milestone in the history of recent modern poetry -- with it, Lowell leaped to prominence, and the book was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Contains 42 of his poems, including some of his most famous poems such as “The Quaker Graveyard in Nantucket,” “Mr. Edwards and the Spider”.

Inscribed by the author on the flyleaf, “For Vernon Ingraham Robert Lowell April 14, 1964”.